Stella Bianca returns to the Pirelli range

Pirelli has announced from its headquarters in Milan that it is ‘turning the clock back’ over fifty years and will soon be starting to manufacture traditional crossply tyres again for classic car enthusiasts who prefer an original look and feel on their vehicles. The new Pirelli Stella Bianca crossply pattern will become part of their […]

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Davanti expanding supplier base in China

United Kingdom headquartered Davanti Tyres is expanding its sourcing base in China. Currently, the brand is contract manufacturing a range of PCR, commercial tyres, 4×4 pick-up from two producers based in Shandong & Qingdao provinces of China. The private tyre brand will soon add third contract manufacturer in China. “We are working on broadening our […]

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Tiger Wheel & Tyre Partners with Wheel Collision™ to Offer Expert Wheel Straightening and Repair to OEM Standards

Wheels, especially aftermarket alloy wheels, are more than just functional, they can be an asset to your vehicle, both from a performance and an aesthetic point of view. Really good wheels can also be pricey to replace, which is why Tiger Wheel & Tyre, South Africa’s best-loved and most trusted wheel and tyre brand, has […]

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New features for Continental ContiConnect platform

Continental has announced its first update to its ContiConnect Digital tyre monitoring platform by adding further functions to the web portal and also refreshing the platforms appearance. These new innovative features also directly link ContiConnect services to fleet operations to enable digital monitoring data to be used during tyre maintenance.

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Onkar S Kanwar awarded with ‘Order of Merit’ of Hungary

This award is in recognition of his work towards strengthening Hungarian-Indian economic relations Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd was awarded with the Officers Cross (Civilian Division) of the ‘Order of Merit’ of Hungary. This award was conferred upon Mr Kanwar in recognition of his work towards strengthening Hungarian-Indian economic relations through the company’s […]

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THE DUNLOP BRAND CELEBRATES 130 YEARS

Multi-award winning tyre brand Dunlop, manufactured by Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA), kicks off its 130-year birthday celebrations across South Africa in October this year. The Dunlop brand is known for its impressive history in the tyre industry, pioneering ground-breaking innovations and developing quality products that consumers know and continue to trust. Speaking on the […]

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Big changes ahead for the tyre industry

Technology-driven change will radically change all aspects of tyre design and production, to the benefit of drivers. By Dries Lottering, Manufacturing Renewal Executive, Bridgestone South Africa Much of the innovation in manufacturing will soon become synonymous with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), and the impact that robotics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things will […]

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Sumitomo Rubber South Africa partners with ‘Part Worn Africa’ initiative to champion Tyre Safety

As South Africa commemorates Transport Month in October and a few days after the Global Road Safety Partnership’s (GRSP) “Africa Road Safety 2018” gathering in Cape Town from 23 to 24 October 2018 – Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA), manufacturer of the popular Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands, has taken up the mantle as continental custodian […]

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Beware of unscrupulous traders selling off expired tyres as new

Tyres have a five-year warranty expiry date. “Most vehicle owners probably don’t know this fact and wouldn’t even consider it to be an issue,” says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), “however, there have been incidents brought to our attention where unscrupulous traders have sold expired tyres to unsuspecting customers.” He […]

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